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1. Verify participation information
Please note that your school will be assigned a number of teams based on accurate student numbers. Please see step 6 for more information about number of STARBASE teams and information about how to group students. Please avoid grouping students by academic ability or behavior.
Time at STARBASE: to
Number of Students in YOUR Class:
Total Number of Graders:
2. Schedule Transportation
Use the departure and arrival times below to schedule transportation. The departure time assumes a 30 minute travel time to STARBASE. Please schedule an earlier departure time as needed to arrive at STARBASE on time. The address for STARBASE Minnesota is: 133rd Airlift Wing, 659 Mustang Ave, St. Paul, MN 55111.
Arrive at STARBASE:
3. Conduct STARBASE Preparation Lesson and Choose Call Signs - Mandatory
This 25 minute lesson will excite your students about STARBASE and allow them to choose their STARBASE call sign before you submit student information to STARBASE
4. Print, distribute and collect STARBASE permission slips
All student must have a signed STARBASE permission slip in order to attend the first day, no exceptions. Please bring the signed permission slips with you to STARBASE on the first day and give them to your STARBASE instructor.
STARBASE Permission Slip and Parent Letter - English
STARBASE Permission Slip and Parent Letter - Spanish
5. Submit Student Information.
The following information must be entered for each student:
6. Divide students into STARBASE teams.
Please avoid grouping students based on academic abilities or behavior. Students may be regrouped at STARBASE if this occurs. Please see below for more details regarding how to divide students into teams.
The graders from your school will be divided into
Divide students into the number of teams specified by STARBASE. Unless otherwise directed, please make teams of up to 16 students. Please avoid grouping students based on academic abiliities or behavior, based on our experience with the thousands of students who participate in STARBASE each year, these types of groups are less successful at STARBASE than balanced groups.
7. Submit Security Information for all adults by the deadline, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Classroom teachers are required to attend STARBASE each day. STARBASE requires one adult per day, per STARBASE team. This may include school personnel or parent chaperones (limited to 7 parent chaperones per school). All adults must be approved in advance and STARBASE cannot accept security information after the deadline above, due to base security requirements. If there are school teaching staff who are not US citizens, please contact STARBASE immediately for more information and what documentation will be required to process their information. Please submit security information for all school staff within 10 business days of your STARBASE experience. The following information is required for all adults who are US citizens:
Classroom teachers MUST enter their security information using the Security Form link on their personalized website (name at the top). All other adults including school personnel and parent chaperones can be entered using the Security Form on any Classroom Teacher website.
Security Form (The form will open on a new browser window)
8. Request Bag Lunches
Lunch Notes: Lunches should be in boxes or baskets and grouped by STARBASE team when possible. Students should not carry individual lunches to STARBASE. They may carry their own water bottle. No microwave is available for students or adults.
STARS 1 Program Description and Alignment (Sept-Nov, April-June)
STARS 2 Program Description and Alignment (Dec-March)
FY22 STEM Pathways Booklet – All students will receive a booklet at STARBASE. If students lose their booklet, use this link to download and print a new copy.